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Stocks fell on Thursday, pulling the S&P 500 below 2,000, as concerns about Ukraine overtook upbeat reports on the economy and labor.
Stocks were little moved Wednesday as Wall Street caught its breath, a day after the S&P 500's first close above 2,000.
SANTIAGO, Chile, Aug 26- MasterCard Inc, the world's second-largest debit and credit card company, expects net revenue to double in Latin America over the next four to five years on strong consumer spending and a shift to electronic payment from cash, a leading executive told Reuters.
Payments provider Square is in the process of raising capital at a $6 billion valuation, according to sources familiar with the matter.
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U.S. stocks ended the week mixed after news of fresh conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway added Charter Communications to its stock holdings during the second quarter.
These six names are all trading at least 10 percent below their 52-week highs, and a number of other Dow stocks are less than 1 percentage point away.
Geopolitics are likely to dominate markets Friday, with traders sensitive to even small developments.
Stocks fell Thursday as Wall Street echoed action in European markets and tracked Ukraine news.
July 29- American Express Co reported a bigger-than-expected 9 percent rise in quarterly profit as more customers used its credit cards in a recovering U.S. economy.
*Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. *While merger and acquisition activity supported the market, there have been a number of high-profile earnings disappointments this quarter, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar last week.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Monday, led by a rally in Chinese markets, on optimism about the health of the world's second-largest economy.
*Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. *While merger and acquisition activity gave investors a reason to buy, there have been a number of high-profile earning disappointments this quarter, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar. *Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $9.2 billion, or $74.50 per share in cash and stock.
A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.
U.S. stocks finished lower on Friday weighed by Amazon's weak earnings and Visa's lowered outlook, in addition to ongoing geopolitical concerns.
*Visa, Amazon decline as earnings disappoint. NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday in a broad consumer discretionary-led selloff after Visa and Amazon, a pair of closely watched bellwether names, reported disappointing results.
Visa is today's biggest loser among the Dow thirty after lowering its revenue forecast for the year, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
*Visa and Amazon latest major names to disappoint. NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. stocks fell on Friday in a broad consumer discretionary-led selloff after Visa and Amazon, a pair of closely watched bellwether names, reported disappointing results.
Visa lowered its outlook, and said the Russian sanctions are not impacting its business, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.